The Institute of Industrial Research (IIR) is one of the leading 13 Research Institutes of Ghana’s Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), the main Science and Technology Research and Development Institution of Ghana. The CSIR-IIR is Ghana’s foremost industrial research and development organization.

 

Organizational Brief

The Institute of Industrial Research is one of the leading 13 Research Institutes of Ghana’s Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), the main Science and Technology Research and Development institution of Ghana.

 

As per its mandate, the Institute works towards creating opportunities to generate and increase incomes within the SMEs to contribute towards food security, foreign exchange earnings and applying cost-effective industrial technologies that are both environmentally friendly and commercially. The drive is people empowerment and poverty reduction.

 

Currently the Institute promotes and pursues research and development in the area of Renewable Energy Technologies, Industrial Processes, New Materials, Improved Sanitation, local Equipment Fabrication and Information/Communication Technology.

 

The Institute welcomes investments from individuals, educational institutions, corporate organisations and philanthropists through partnerships and collaborations in order to meet its target of becoming financially independent to fund its own research projects and programmes.

 

Establishment
The CSIR-IIR which is Ghana’s foremost industrial research and development organization emerged out of the merger of the former Industrial Research Institute (IRI) and Scientific Instrumentation Centre (SIC) in 1998.

 

Our Vision
CSIR-Institute of Industrial Research envisions to be a world class provider of scientific and technological solutions to life’s challenges and opportunities.

 

Our Mission
To drive national development and global competitiveness in industry through scientific and technological research.

 

Our Strategic Objectives
The strategic objectives are aimed at addressing all the critical areas identified to strategically position the Institute on both the sub–regional and international scenes. They also define the focus and provide a guide for the research and development activities at CSIR - Institute of Industrial Research.

 

The key objectives are as follows:

  • Build competitive advantage by focusing on enhanced delivery in the Institute’s areas of expertise with technology
  • Become financially independent by identifying and developing sustainable internal sources of revenue
  • Collaborate globally with the relevant research centres and industries
  • Attract, maintain and develop the best research minds to the Institute
  • Pursue social operating mechanisms that empower and inspire employees

 

The strategic objectives would be achieved through R&D efforts and programmes by division within the Institute.

 

Our Goals
The CSIR- Institute of Industrial Research plans to achieve the following outcomes through a proper implementation of its strategic plan:

 

  • Be a globally recognized research institute
  • Be a financially independent institute to fund its own research projects and programmes
  • Be an inspiring place to work
  • Be a Centre of Technological Excellence
 
 

 

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